The impending Iraq war and a Rocky Mountain blizzard offered dubious diversions from recent stock pummelings as shareholders began converging on downtown hotels for the Mouse House's annual meeting.
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Bob Brassel has been promoted to executive VP of production for Warner Bros. Pictures. Brassel, formerly senior VP of production, will continue to report to production prexy Jeff Robinov.
"The Hulk" producer Gale Anne Hurd and Emmett/Furla Films have teamed to revive the Micronauts toy and comic line for feature and television development.
Sal Maniaci has been tapped VP of development and production for TV Land and Nick at Nite.
Movie-marketing figure Joe Farrell and his NRG founding partner Catherine Paura have transitioned into movie production and signed a multiyear overall production deal with the Walt Disney Studios.
Despite a challenging economic environment, U.K. children's distribber Entertainment Rights announced Tuesday an 85% hike in revenue to £25.6 million ($40 million) for 2002, but reported a net loss…
Days after launching, Spanish-language kiddie channel Sorpresa has brokered a carriage deal with Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey.
Bob Gutkowski, former president of Madison Square Garden, has joined CSMG, which represents and markets athletes, as vice chairman.
Echo, a forthcoming digital music service fielded by brick-and-mortar retailers, has signed up book and music seller Borders as its seventh partner.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$5.4M Cumulative:$54.3M Universal Pictures 9.55%
Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%